Term is four years; bond is $100,000.
Powers and duties of the county treasurer:
To act as custodian of all county funds.
To collect all taxes certified by the county
auditor and 1½% per month interest on any delinquent real estate
To give receipt for all money collected by the
office, or deposited with the office, and keep a record of such
To report monthly to the auditor of state all
taxes due for the general state revenue and pay same to the state
treasurer each month.
To make semi-annual statement with the board of
supervisors and report all fees collected.
To pay all county warrants drawn on the treasurer
by the auditor and to cancel and register same in a book provided
for that purpose.
To assess omitted real property, which has not
been assessed by the assessor, board of review or the auditor.
To offer for public sale, at the treasurer’s
office, annually on the 3rd Monday in June, all real
estate on which the taxes have not been fully paid, which sale shall
include unpaid taxes, interest and costs.
To collect automobile taxes, issue number plates
and receipts for same.
To issue redemption certificates of real estate
sold for taxes.